Valenciennea strigata

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Valenciennea strigata
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Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gobiidae
Genus: Valenciennea
Species: V. strigata
Binomial name
Valenciennea strigata
(Broussonet, 1782)
  • Gobius strigatus Broussonet, 1782
  • Eleotriodes strigatus (Broussonet, 1782)
  • Gobiomorus taiboa Lacepède, 1800
  • Valenciennea strigata arcusbranchiae Fowler, 1946

Valenciennea strigata is a species of fish in the family Gobiidae, the gobies. Its common names include the blueband goby, golden-head sleeper goby, and pennant glider.[1] It is native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean where it can be found in outer lagoons and the seaward side of reefs It inhabits a variety of substrates, sand, rubble, hard, at depths of from 1 to 25 metres (3.3 to 82.0 ft) (usually at less than 6 metres (20 ft)). This species can reach a length of 18 centimetres (7.1 in) TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  1. ^ Froese, R. and D. Pauly, Eds. Valenciennea strigata, Common Names. FishBase. 2017.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Valenciennea strigata" in FishBase. June 2013 version.

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